LPGA Cognizant Founders Cup 2022: Prize Money Breakdown and Winner Payout

It’s only been two weeks since the Palos Verdes Championship found a winner in American Marina Alex. And the Tour is already set to find its 11th winner of the season at the 2022 LPGA Cognizant Founders Cup.

While winning the title is important, it is necessary to know what the winner and others are getting from the event. Therefore, let’s find out about the prize money, other benefits and more about the tournament!

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Renovated in the 1950s to the current 27-hole championship layout, the Upper Montclaire Country Club, New Jersey is accommodation the 11th event on the LPGA Tour. The Club is one of the few to host the three tournaments of the professional circuit.

This is the 10th year since the creation of the championship. However, this is only the second time the club have welcomed him.

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start in 2011, the event has already had a back-to-back champion on the Tour. The current world number. 1 Jin Young Ko won the event in 2019 and successfully defended his title in 2021.

Along with the defending champion, Lexi ThompsonLydia Ko and rising amateur star Anna Davis are all part of the domain This year. Many of the best golfers in the world are present on the course. Consequently, the golf world is likely to see some biting play at Montclaire Country Club.

LPGA Tour event purse money

The 2022 Cognizant Founders Cup scholarship money is $3 million. The champion would pocket the $450,000 purse, which is the standard payout of 15% according to the LPGA Tour prize distribution table.

A cut will be made after two rounds. And only the 70 best players and ties out of the 144 present on the field will be able to access the last 2 rounds.

Although the prize money is the highlight of the championship, there are other benefits that only the champion would receive. The winner will receive 500 Race to the CME Globe points. CME Points will help the winner to be part of the 60 players who will participate in the CME Group Tour Championship.

She will get a two-year exemption from the LPGA Tour. Winning at the event will also ensure direct qualification to the other major events.

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2022 LPGA Cognizant Founders Cup Winner Payout

Below is the list containing the 2022 Cognizant Founders Cup winner payout:

Position Prize money
1 $450,000
2 $279,144
3 $202,499
4 $156,649
5 $126,085
6 $103,160
7 $86,349
8 $75,652
9 $68,010
ten $61,896
11 $57,310
12 $53,489
13 $50,127
14 $47,071
15 $44,320
16 $41,875
17 $39,736
18 $37,902
19 $36,374
20 $35,150
21 $33,929
22 $32,705
23 $31,484
24 $30,260
25 $29,191
26 $28,122
27 $27,050
28 $25,981
29 $24,911
30 $23,994
31 $23,077
32 $22,160
33 $21,242
34 $20,325
35 $19,563
36 $18,797
37 $18,035
38 $17,270
39 $16,504
40 $15,894
41 $15,283
42 $14,673
43 $14,059
44 $13,449
45 $12,991
46 $12,532
47 $12,073
48 $11,614
49 $11,156
50 $10,697
51 $10,393
52 $10,087
53 $9,780
54 $9,476
55 $9,169
56 $8,863
57 $8,559
58 $8,252
59 $7,948
60 $7,642
61 $7,490
62 $7,335
63 $7,183
64 $7,031
65 $6,877
66 $6,724
67 $6,572
68 $6,418
69 $6,266
70 $6,114

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